US President Donald Trump lifted the ban on the use of military anti-personnel mines, which was introduced at
Trump’s decision was announced by Bely’s spokeswomanat home. The President authorized the use of anti-personnel mines outside the Korean Peninsula to guarantee the ability of the US armed forces to withstand any threats. The ban allegedly puts the army at a disadvantage during the conflict.
However, the Pentagon said that they intend to use only anti-personnel mines equipped with a mechanism for self-destruction or self-destruction.
It is worth noting that the ban treatyanti-personnel mines, the so-called Ottawa Treaty, by December 2017, 163 states had ratified. Countries that refused to sign the treaty include China, Russia, the United States, India, Pakistan, and a large number of Middle Eastern states. However, the Barack Obama administration previously still banned the military from using this weapon. However, now these restrictions are no longer valid.